Washburn Football Signing Day

Washburn Sports Information

Ichabod head football coach Craig Schurig has announced 29 future Washburn student athletes have signed national letter of intents and scholarship agreements to play for Washburn next fall. The 2010 Ichabods finshed the season with an 8-4 overall record capping the campaign with a 45-14 win over Midwestern State in the Kanza Bowl in Topeka.

Jeremy Boyd (6-1, 235, LB/FB, Silver Lake, Kan./Silver Lake HS)

Named the maxpreps.com 3A Defensive Player of the Year as well as the Kpreps.com Player of the Year as a senior after recording 165 tackles and 13 sacks along with seven rushing touchdowns for the 3A state champion Eagles … also named first team all-Mid-East league and all-class 3A as well as second team all-state top 11 … named first team all-Mid-East league as a junior … a sophomore letterman … high school coach was C.J. Hamilton … son of Richard Boyd and Sherry Werner … undecided on anticipated major.

Mitch Buhler (6-2, 180, QB, Rossville, Kan./Rossville HS)

Named all-state 3A top 11 offensive as well as all-league at quarterback and defensive back … passed for 2,649 yards and 31 touchdownsand rushing for 393 yards and five more scores … also had 26 tackles as a defensive back … averaged 34.9 yards per punt … as a junior he was named all-league and all-state honorable mention at quarterback after passing for 2,766 yards and 29 touchdowns completing 66 percent of his passes … also a first team all-league pick in basketball and an all-state 3A selection as well … earned all-state honorable mention honors as a placekicker as sophomore and first team all-league honors in basketball … four-time academic all-league pick … played for his father Steve at Rossville high … son of Steve and Shelly Buhler … older brother Matt plays basketball at Fort Hays State … anticipated major is business.

Tyler Coulhoun (5-11, 185, DB, Franklinville, N.J./Delsea Regional HS)

Named the team’s MVP as a senior for the conference champion Crusaders … an all-county and all-conference pick on both offense and defense … also a member of the indoor state relay championship team and team captain in both football and track … as a junior he was an all-conference pick in both track and football … a member of the state champion football and track teams … an all-American member of the 4×200 relay team and a member of the state championship football team … named MVP as a freshman playing both quarterback and defensive back … high school coach was Sal Marchese … son of Thomas and Sandra Coulhoun … anticipated major is political science.

Cameron Brown (6-2, 295, OL, St. Louis, Mo./Chaminade College Prep)

Earned first team all-state and first team all-league and second team all-metro honors as a senior … a first team all-league pick as a junior … high school coach was Doug Taylor … son of Clayton and Ann-Marie Brown … anticipated major is business.

Connor Crimmins (6-3, 180, WR, Topeka, Kan./Shawnee Heights HS)

Made 38 catches for 550 yards as a senior with one touchdown … earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior at defensive back … also named all-city defense as well … played football for Jason Swift … will also play baseball for Washburn … son of Scott and Laurie Crimmins.

Brit Dewey (5-9, 170, WR, Silver Lake, Kan./Silver Lake HS)

A member of the class 3A state championship team earning all-league honors at wide receiver and defensive back as well as all-state honors in the defensive secondary … recorded 39 catches for 724 yards and 11 touchdowns averaging 18.6 yards per catch … recorded 48 tackles and five interceptions and a fumble recovery with seven pass break ups … also averaged 24.9 yards on nine punt returns and 34.4 yards on five kickoff returns … an all-league defensive back and special teams selection as a junior earning all-state honors at wide receiver … a state medalist in track as a sophomore and freshman … high school coach was C.J. Hamilton … son of Ed Dewey and Ronda Pegram … anticipated major is nursing.

Michael Dell (6-0, 175, LB, San Antonio, Texas/Johnson HS)

An all-district honorable mention pick as a senior at linebacker … earned all-state honorable mention all-academic team … a two-year member of the National Honor Society … high school coach was Ron Rittimann … son of Jason and Cristin Dell … anticipated major is exercise physiology.

Tyler Ewy (6-3, 255, DL, Louisburg, Kan./Louisburg HS)

As a senior he was a member of the Topeka Capital Journal, Wichita Eagle, Kansas Football Coaches Association and KPreps.com Top 11 teams … the winner of the Bobby Bell Award as the top defensive lineman in the Kansas City area … he recorded 140 tackles with 25 tackles for loss and 10 sacks for the state championship Wildcats … also anchored an offensive line which rushed for more than 3,500 yards … named to the All-Simone team as well as the Kpreps.com Class 4A Player of the Year … selected to the Kansas City Star all-metro team and earned first team all-class 4A all-state defensive line honrs as well as first team all-Frontier League and Tri-County honors on both offensive and defensive lines additionally being named the Tri-County Defensive Most Valuable Player … selected for the Kansas Shrine Bowl … a first team Kansas Class 4A all-state as well as first team all-league and first team all Tri-County on both offensive and defensive lines … named Tri-County Defensive Player of the Year … a first team all-Tri-County selection on offense as a sophomore and a second team all-league pick … a volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters and a four-year member of the Honor Roll and three-time class president … high school coach was Gary Griffin … son of Jeff and Connie Ewy … anticipated major is sports management.

Braden Gallentine (6-1, 250, QB, Junction City, Kan./Junction City HS)

Named honorable mention all-league at quarterback and first team all-league as a punter as a senior … high school coach was Randall Zimmeran … son of Rex and Connie Gallentine … anticipated major is biology.

Devon Haynes (5-11, 210, LB, Wichita, Kan./Wichita Heights HS)

Named first team all-city, all-state class 6A by the Kansas Football Coaches Association along with Vype Magazine’s Top 30 after recording 80 tackles, five sacks and three tackles for loss capping his senior season with a state championship and a 13-0 record in Yager Stadium … named first team all-city and honorable mention allstate as a junior after recording 93 tackles … started six games as a sophomore recording 43 tackles … high school coach was Rick Wheeler … son of Michael and Shalonda Haynes … father played basketball at Southern Illinois and grandfather played football at Wichita State … anticipated major is mass media.

Cameron Hishaw (6-3, 210, DE, Oklahoma City, Okla./Midwest City HS)

Named the defensive end of the year as well as earning all-league and all-district honors as a senior … high school coach was Steve Huff … son of Charmetres Roland … anticipated major is graphic design.

Aaron Hummert (6-2, 175, PK/P, St. Louis, Mo./Parkway North HS)

Earned all-conference honors breaking the Vikings’ career and season extra point records after going 48 of 48 during the season connecting on 155 in his career as a four-year starter … also averaged 39.4 yards per punt and 56.3 yards per kickoff … earned all-conference and all-metro honors after hitting nine field goals nailing 41 of 43 PAT’s as well as 9 field goals including a long of 47 as a junior … named all-conference as a sophomore … as a freshman broke a school single-season record for most extra points in a game … high school coach was Bob Bunton  … son of Dan and Jane Hummert … anticipated major is forensic chemical science.

Aaron Jackson (6-1, 220, LB, Wichita, Kan./Bishop Carrol HS)

Named first team all-city linebacker and first team all-state linebacker selection by prepskc.com … a second team all-city pick as a junior … high school coach was Alan Schuckman … son of Glenn and Evelyn Jackson … undecided on anticipated major.

Montae Jones, Jr. (6-4, 325, OL, St. Louis, Mo./Parkway North HS)

Ranked No. 12 overall prospect in Missouri … named to St. Louis American Newspaper’s All-American team … also earned first team all-metro honors as well as being named the most valuable player on the Vikings’ team … named a Max Emfinger High School All-American and second team all-Surburban honors … high school coach was Bob Bunton … as a junior at Godby High School in Tallahassee, Fla., he was a first team all-league pick and a second team all-league pick as a sophomore … son of Montae Jones, Sr. and Kerah McNichols and James McNichols … anticipated major is criminal justice.

Calvin Kenney (6-2, 190, FS/WR, Riley, Kan./Riley County HS)

Named first team all-state class 3A at defensive back for the Falcons … also named all-league in football as a senior … as a junior he was all-league, and all-state honorable mention as a junior as well as winning the class 3A state triple jump championship … was named all-league catcher his freshman and sophomore seasons … high school coach was Steve Wagner … son of Penny Kenney … anticipated major is business.

Jacob Kottman (6-3, 240, TE, Topeka, Kan./Seaman HS)

As a junior he was named first team all-league and honorable mention all-city at tight end … earned first team all-Centennial league honors as well as All-City Top 11 and honorable mention all-state honors after catching 16 passes for 202 yards … high school coach was Blake Pierce … son of Jerry and Christine Kottman … undecided on anticipated major.

Camron Leupold (5-10, 180, DB/RB, Hiawatha, Kan./Hiawatha HS)

Set 10 high school rushing records after running for 5,043 career yards with 69 career touchdowns scoring 422 points … was a three-time first team all-league selection and a three-time honorable mention all-state running back … also named first team all-state as a kick returner and a defensive back … in track he was the 4A regional long jump champion as well as the 100m, 200m and long jump champion … a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … head coach Chris Diller … son of John and Megan Leupold … undecided on anticipated major.

Donnie Lockhart (5-10, 195, RB, Topeka, Kan./Shawnee Heights HS)

Led the city in rushing finishing the season with 1,697 yards and 23 touchdowns on 230 carries earning first team all-city honors as well as first team all-league honors en route to Topeka offensive player of the year honors and all-city top 11 honors as a senior … also named 5A return specialist as well as being selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl … he is currently 28-0 at 189 pounds in wrestling … named the Thunderbirds’ most valuable player as well … as a junior he was named the MVP for Shawnee Heights earning honorable mention all-league honors … finished as the state runner up in wrestling at 189 lbs … was league champion in wrestling as a freshman … played for Jason Swift … son of Donnie Lockhart, Jr., and Felicia McGlory … undecided on major.

Adam Luthi (6-3, 245, DL, Holton, Kan./Holton HS)

Named first team all-state at defensive lineman as a senior and currently ranked No. 2 in the state in wrestling as a heavyweight … was named all-league at linebacker and as a pitcher on the Wildcats’ baseball team … earned all-state wrestling honors as well as a junior … named all-league in baseball and all-county in football … played for Brooks Barta … son of Russell and Katrenia Luthi … anticipated major is psychology or sports management.

Jordon McCallister (6-3, 302, OL, Junction City, Kan./Junction City HS)

Named first team all-state and all-league on the offensive line … will play in the 2011 Kansas Shrine Bowl … a first team all-league and honorable mention all-state selection as a junior … named honorable mention all-league as a sophomore on the state championship Bluejays team … named team’s MVP as a freshman in Desoto, Texas … high school coach was Randall Zimmerman … son of Martin and Nicole McCallister … anticipated major is physical education.

Jaime Myers (5-10, 205, RB, Norman, Okla./Norman HS)

Named the Tigers’ special teams player of the year as a senior as well as the district’s 6A-3 special teams player of the year … a four-time player of the week selection by various media outlets … averaged 15.3 yards per catch and three touchdowns on 12 receptions … also rushed for 110 yards on 30 carries and recorded 22 tackles with a fumble recovery … as a junior he was named Norman’s special teams player of the year and KREF Radio special teams player of the year earning player of the week honors once … high school coach was Greg Nation … son of Kevin and Christi Chesley … anticipated major is education.

Jordan Nelson (5-9, 170, RB/DB, Manhattan, Kan./Manhattan HS)

Named the large school’s maxpreps special teams player of the year and the Kansas Football Coaches Association Class 6A return specialist all-state pick as a senior … will play in the 2011 Kansas Shrine Bowl … a first team all-league selection on special teams and second team at both defensive back and running back as a senior … a second team all-league defensive back as a junior and a first team all-league pick as a sophomore at defensive back … high school coach was Joe Schartz … son of Don and Michelle Nelson … anticipated major is special education.

Troy Penny (6-3, 245, DL, St. Louis, Mo./Lutheran North HS)

Named first team all-league, all-region and all-state after recording 85 total tackles with 35 solo stops, 18 tackles for loss and three sacks … named second team all-conference and all-region … recorded 55 tackles with 13 sacks as a junior … named defensive scout player of the year as a sophomore and led the team as a freshman in solo tackles … high school coach was Mike Russell … son of Troy Penny and Shirley Phillips … anticipated major is marketing/accounting.

Dylan Ready (6-4, 285, OL/DL, Topeka, Kan./Washburn Rural HS)

As a senior he was the only player to be named to the Topeka Capital Journal’s all-city team on both offense and defense … also named first team all-league on the offensive and defensive lines … named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association’s first team all-state defensive team and named first team all-state by the Capital Journal and the Wichita Eagle … will play in the 2011 Kansas Shrine Bowl … as a junior he was named all-city offensive lineman as well as second team all-league on both the offensive and defensive lines … earned all-state honorable mention on offense and defense … active in the Washburn Rural ROTC … high school coach was Derrick Hammes … on of Tom and Kristin Ready … anticipated major is athletic training.

Jacob Rhodes (6-6, 265, OL/DL, Kansas City, Mo./Tuner HS)

Named first team all-league offensive lineman and second team all-league on the defensive line as a senior also earning first team all-state offensive line honors … a second all-league pick on both offensive and defensive lines as a junior … selected second team all-league defensive line as a sophomore … high school coach was Allan Ferrell … son of Bill and Debbie Rhodes … anticipated major is sports management.

Alec Steuber (5-11, 195, LB/RB, Topeka, Kan./Hayden HS)

He rushed for 900 yards earning all-city top 11 honors as a senior … named all-city defense at linebacker as well as Topeka’s defensive player of the year … a class 4A all-state selection by the Kansas Football Coaches Association at linebacker … named to the 2011 Kansas Shrine Bowl … as a junior he was an all-city pick as well as an all-city top 11 selection along with all-state honors … named the Wildcats’ defensive player of the year and team mvp … his high school coach was Bill Arnold … son of Terry and Mary Stueber … undecided on major.

Jacob Stone (6-5, 250, DL, Creve Coeur, Mo./Parkway North HS)

Named all-league as a senior after recording 58 tackles with four tackles for loss, two sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … as a junior he was an all-league pick with 71 tackles including seven tackles for loss with six sacks, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery … high school coach was Bob Bunton … son of Chris and Stacy Hensler-Stone … anticipated major is music.

Shay Wooten (6-2, 210, FS, Salina, Kan./Salina Central HS)

Named first team all-league at both quarterback and safety as a senior after passing for 1,043 yards and 11 touchdowns playing eight games at quarterback … also had 64 carries for 394 yards and seven touchdowns … at safety he recorded 52 solo tackles and 89 total tackles with two interceptions … also named first team all-league as a punter and to the Kansas Football Coaches Association first team as a defensive back … as a junior he was a unanimous all-league defensive back and wide receiver after recording 21 catches for 327 yards and two touchdowns … named all-state defensive back after recording 99 total tackles with 59 solo stops and five interceptions … named firs team all-league and all-state in basketball as a junior … as a sophomore he recorded 88 total tackles with two interceptions … a four-year member of the honor roll … high school coach was Michael Hall … son of Dale and Ginger Wooten … undecided on major.

Luke Yoder (6-2, 276, OL/DL, Silver Lake, Kan./Silver Lake HS)

Named all-state at offensive line by Topeka Capital Journal, kpreps.com and maxpreps.com as well as first team all-league as a senior … received first team all-league accolades as a junior as well as honorable mention all-state honors … high school coach was C.J. Hamilton … son of Ron and Anne Yoder … uncle Rob Reilly played basketball at Washburn  … anticipated major is sports management.